Job Type : Permanent
Contractual Legal Entity : BAT Espana SA (ES10)
British American Tobacco currently has an exciting opportunity for a Statutory Specialist role, based in our offices in Madrid.
Job purpose and key deliverables :
Reviews monthly / quarterly statutory reporting as per the local and Group’s requirements and makes amendments when needed, with the support of the Corporate Finance Manager and by checking with the fiscal consultants;
Reviews and cleans the balance sheet, checks open items, prepares booking journals and approves part of invoices;
Prepares the accruals or necessary provisions, follows them up;
Prepares or approves reconciliations in Blackline, Lotus Notes, SAP, Encompass, insuring SOX compliance;
Is the SPOC (Single Point of Contact) in relation with the Global Business Services Center and financial consultants;
Supports the yearly external audit, liaising with the auditors;
Supports the fiscal audit and liaises with the local authorities;
Provides information for the Company Income Tax calculation;
Submits the local annual financial statements and supports in preparing them;
Maintains planning assumptions in the financial reporting system (BPC) for the finance function budget;
Reviews and updates DOA (Delegation of Authority) twice a year;
Supports colleagues from other departments in finance related matters;
Works closely with the Global Service Center to oversee the correct booking;
Creates and / or improves internal and external financial reports as necessary;
Prepares ad-hoc reports and performs other corporate finance related tasks in line with the responsibility of the role.
Essential requirements :
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or similar;
At least 3 years’ experience in finance with focus on analysis and cost controlling activities;
Excellent knowledge of MS Office suite, especially of Excel and Power Point;
Excellent analytical skills;
Openness, flexibility and willingness to adapt to a changing environment;
Good interpersonal and communication skills, positive and constructive attitude;
A good capacity for organization, including the ability to manage multiple tasks in parallel in a very fast-moving environment;
Ability to manage time limits and deadlines;
A strong technical knowledge of accounting;
Experience in preparing and supervising financial reporting;
Understanding of concepts such as dimensions, countries, business units, cost centers etc.;
Advanced knowledge of written and spoken English and Spanish languages.
British American Tobacco is one of the world’s leading multinational companies, with brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries.
We are proud that we are consistently among the top 5 companies on the London Stock Exchange.
Our portfolio includes our world-famous Global Drive Brands Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall and Rothmans along with many other leading international brands, such as Vogue, Peter Stuyvesant and State Express 555.
Alongside our traditional tobacco business, we are also developing products that offer consumers potentially less risky alternatives to regular cigarettes.
Our Next Generation Products are already leading the way in the Industry of vapour and tobacco heating devices. We continue to develop a solid portfolio of consumer solutions which already include well known global brands like Vype, glo and Voke.